Courtney Love Calls for More Women In Rock Hall, Shares Texts with Dave Grohl

Courtney Love has shared a text conversation with Dave Grohl as part of her call for more women to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

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The vocalist took to social media to share the words of journalist Jessica Hopper. In response to an article titled “Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame celebrates women who rock,” Hopper wrote, “Do they tho? 719 inductees to the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame, only 61 are women. That’s 8.48 per cent. C’mon @rockhall, it’s FUCKING GRIM BRO when yr doing worse than women-artists-on-country radio numbers (10 per cent) and women headliners at major music festivals (13 per cent).”

“@jesshopp DOES THE MATH!” Love wrote when sharing the tweet. “37 years in existence & women make up 8.48 per cent of inductees out of 719.”

She then added a screenshot of a text to the Foo Fighters frontman about his own induction into the HoF and how he should “hold the seats of Tina Turner and Carole King, both who have been eligible for over 30! years each.”

Grohl has been inducted into the Rock hall twice over. First with Nirvana in 2013 and then again with the Foo Fighters in 2021. In past years, he has been a part of the inductions of Queen (2001) and Rush (2013).

“ELIGIBILITY is 25 years after 1st release,” she added before discussing how Foo Fighters “were nominated 4 secs later.”

This is the latest in a long line of feuds between Love and Grohl. The pair’s relationship began to sour soon after Kurt Cobain committed suicide. The pair have gone back and forth over the years in the press.

Love’s post on social media comes after she announced her first album in 12 years.

“It’s not rock,” said Love. “It’s a magnum opus ’cause I haven’t made a record in 12 years.” Love hasn’t shared new music since the 2019 song “Mother” for The Turning soundtrack. Her last album, titled, Nobody’s Daughter, dropped in 2010.

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